The 411 on Food Safety: How to Protect Your Family's Plate: A big part of being healthy is how we feed our bodies. How do you protect your family’s plate against chemical pesticides, food borne illness and other contaminants? How do you track product recalls? Who do you turn to for trustworthy advice on food safety? We’ll answer all those questions and much more!
Did you know…
o CDC estimates that each year roughly 1 in 6 Americans (or 48 million people) gets sick, 128,000 are hospitalized, and 3,000 die of foodborne diseases?
o Most produce travels an average of 1,500 miles and is touched by over 20 sets of hands?
o Contaminated food can carry bacteria and parasites that stays dormant in your body for years, affecting your body’s absorption of vital nutrients?
o Product recalls have more than doubled since 1999, are announced almost daily, which can affect your family’s health?
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